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Fate Knows No Tears: A novel of passion and scandal in the days of the Raj Mary Talbot Cross

Fate Knows No Tears: A novel of passion and scandal in the days of the Raj

Mary Talbot Cross

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Author Mary Talbot Cross recreates the life of poet Violet Nicolson, a courageous and outspoken woman, who found fame in 1901 writing under the pseudonym Laurence Hope. Nicolsons three volumes of poetry, in which she evoked echoes of IndiasMoreAuthor Mary Talbot Cross recreates the life of poet Violet Nicolson, a courageous and outspoken woman, who found fame in 1901 writing under the pseudonym Laurence Hope. Nicolsons three volumes of poetry, in which she evoked echoes of Indias fascinating past, and her passionate accounts of forbidden liaisons and sensuous jasmine-laden nights sent shock waves through the polite Edwardian society of the day.Fate Knows No Tears is an inviting, old-fashioned, light and sometimes frothy romance but its also a picturesque and positive look at an exceptional woman.- Steven Davenport, Independent Weekly